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Senior Ruby Developer

What You’ll Do:

As a Senior Ruby Developer, you will work in an agile role directly with our Chief Technology Officer.  You deliver products & solutions, not just features because you understand how our custom subscription application works. You will dig deep into complex technologies and apply it to Datebox in a meaningful, innovative way. In addition, you will consistently look for ways to improve existing areas of the current Datebox platform using.  You’re excited about real, day-to-day work that will impact the company in a tangible way using:

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • Heroku
  • Sidekiq
  • Memcache
  • R


Who you are & what you have:

Agile & Flexible - there is no task too big or small for you. You appreciate working on a highly cross functional team to accomplish whatever task is at hand. From building new, innovative solutions, to iterating and maintaining current ones, there’s nothing you won’t do.

Real Product Experience - you have experience proactively identifying needs and leveraging technology to solve business problems. You build solutions in an innovative & intuitive way and people love using your products.  You are great at prototypes and design discussions with team members from many different backgrounds & experiences, and you have experience taking features or products from concept, to completion.

Initiative - nobody has to worry about you being committed to the culture, mission and goals.  You consistently go above and beyond whats expected, and are great at self direction. 

Leadership - You are always looking for ways to improve the team. You are open to hearing new ideas, sharing new ideas, and working for one common goal.  You are always encouraging people around you with energy, hard work, brilliant ideas, and success.  You are excellent at what you do, but you understand that it doesn’t matter who gets the credit.  You understand that when the team & company wins, you win.

Proven Engineering Experience - you have proven documented success engineering product and platform solutions with the tech stack above. You have real, professional development experience and are always hungry and willing to learn more.

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 2+ years coding experience, preferably with a consumer product, e-commerce, or subscription based company.
  • Experience working with large-scale, distributed architecture


What you’ll get at Datebox:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Generous stock options
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan including dental & vision coverage
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • A leadership team striving for excellence, and open to new ideas
  • Collaborative & exciting startup work environment
  • Mission driven company culture
  • Fully stocked office fridge & coffee bar
  • Office happy hour on Friday afternoons
  • Personal & career development investment including:
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Yearly book stipend
  • Staff development lunches
  • Free Datebox subscription
  • Stipend for date nights each month with your significant other


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